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newscricket17 days ago

Reports | Sean Williams withdraws retirement letter, will continue playing for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Test Captain Sean Williams has reportedly withdrawn his retirement letter, which he had forwarded the board ahead of the white ball series against Ireland. The left-hand batsman will continue playing for Zimbabwe until his central contract completes, which ends in eight months’ time.
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newscricket20 days ago

IRE vs ZIM | The boys came out with fire and energy to defend the total, states Craig Ervine

Post Zimbabwe's thrilling three-run win over Ireland in the first T20I, Craig Ervine stated that his team came out with a lot of energy and fire to defend 118 runs. On the other hand, Andrew Balbirnie was disappointed with his team's performance and felt they weren't good enough with the bat.
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newscricketa month ago

Taylor, Ervine and Williams return to squad for Ireland and Scotland tour

The likes of Brendan Taylor, Craig Ervine, and Sean Williams will be available for Zimbabwe for the upcoming tours to Ireland and Scotland. Zimbabwe will play five T20Is and three ODIs against Ireland from August 27 and then travel to Scotland for three more T20Is, that start from September 15.
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newscricket2 months ago

Zimbabwe's tour of Ireland postponed due to pandemic

Cricket Ireland, on Thursday, announced that their upcoming white-ball series against Zimbabwe has been postponed due to the travel guidelines in the country and the health department's advice. However, Warren Deutrom has assured the Zimbabwe Cricket Board to provide revised dates very soon.
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newscricket2 months ago

IRE vs SA | Chuffed to contributed to team's victory; bowlers were phenomenal, asserts David Miller 

David Miller, who helped South Africa win the second T20I against Ireland, stated that he was very happy to have contributed to the team's win, and further lauded the bowlers. Proteas skipper Temba Bavuma also reckoned that the team showed a great fight after starting poorly in the game.
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newscricket2 months ago

Have few bowling variations in my bank to surprise batsmen in the future, admits Tabraiz Shamsi

Tabraiz Shamsi has revealed that he has surprise variations in his bowling options which he will reserve to use later against batsmen after his spell 4/27 helped South Africa to win against Ireland. Shamsi also said he was happy to get wickets on a pitch that he thought would assist the pacers.
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newscricket2 months ago

IRE vs SA | Huge day for Ireland but our target is to win the series, states Andrew Balbirnie

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie, whose ton on Tuesday propelled his side to a famous win over South Africa, admitted that the occasion was special, but stressed that Ireland are fully focussed on winning the three-match series. The win on Tuesday pushed Ireland to fifth in the Super League table.
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newscricket3 months ago

Ireland's Kevin O’Brien announces retirement from ODI cricket

After representing Ireland in 153 One-Day International games, all-rounder Kevin O’Brien has decided to hang his boots in the 50-over format, Ireland cricket confirmed on their official website. O’Brien retires as the third-highest run-getter for Ireland in ODIs, behind Stirling and Porterfield.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ireland pacer Boyd Rankin calls it a day from international and inter-pro cricket

Having played the game almost for the past 18 years, Ireland’s lanky pacer Boyd Rankin has called it a day from international cricket, having last played in 2020 against Afghanistan. During his career for Ireland, he picked up 229 wickets at 23.39, finishing as the eighth-highest wicket-taker.
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newscricket8 months ago

Afghanistan-Ireland series to go ahead in Abu Dhabi after former procure UAE visa

After much chaos and uncertainty, it has finally been confirmed that Abu Dhabi will indeed host the series between Afghanistan and Ireland as Afghanistan secured the visa at the last moment. Earlier, Afghanistan failed to procure visas to UAE for which they wanted to shift the series to Oman.
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